Kenya releases Somali pirates en masse despite warnings

Logistics Middle East

Kenya has repatriated 62 Somali pirates who have served their jail sentences amid record low pirate activity in Gulf of Aden

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Qatar and Kenya strengthen maritime ties

Logistics Middle East

Direct shipping line to be established between two nations

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TNT Express Kenya appoints new country general manager

Logistics Middle East

Karanja Njoroge previously held senior management roles in the region

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Africa

SCM Research

Herein, the authors focus their discussion on ten selected economies: Algeria, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. As you might know, I had the great opportunity to travel to East Africa several times, where I gave logistics and supply chain management lectures ( see my previous post ). In spite of a lot of desperation, I was somewhat heartened by many developments I observed.

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Winner of the last quarter: Unilever’s Marc Engel

Supply Chain Movement

In his 20-year career with Unilever, Engel has worked in Singapore, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. He is an Executive Board Member of Kenya Association of Manufacturers and a member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL.

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Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

Project cargo in 20Cube in Uganda and Kenya is carried seamlessly, irrespective of the size and complexity of the cargo. The most important job of a freight forwarding company is to deliver the consignment on the agreed date.

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Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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See How Vivienne Westwood, Karen Walker, Mimco and sass & bide support artisans in East AFrica: introducing Ethical Fashion Initiative + Sourcemap

Sourcemap

We're proud to have been selected by the Ethical Fashion Initiative (Motto: Not Charity - Just Work) as the software for RISEmap: an online traceability platform highlighting the brands who support artisans in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia through their supply chains.

Global Logistics—August 2016

Inbound Logistics

Mexico Unified Cargo Processing removes border wait times; CRBC struggles to win local support in Kenya; PwC releases Q2 Transportation and Logistics M&A report

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The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

Coffee retailers Campos Coffee source their beans from Kenya to Columbia to Brazil. For so many people, coffee is a staple of their everyday routine. And its popularity is apparent in the global market — global coffee production reached 158.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2018, up from 148.6

Neptune join Jacob Bliksted's epic kite surfing mission

Logistics Middle East

Dubai maritime security company Neptune has sponsored Jacob Bliksted, who is kite surfing a minimum of 1,000km between Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

Smartphone use in countries like India and Kenya is growing rapidly as companies like Xiaomi offer more affordable models aimed at users in developing countries. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed. Consumers around the world are expected to spend around U.S.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Why Hunger Is A Logistics Issue?

Abivin

In Kenya, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and even in the U.S Hunger is considered to exist only in poor countries, and the common belief of what causes hunger is just the lack of food.

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Why Hunger Is A Logistics Issue?

Abivin

In Kenya, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and even in the U.S Hunger is considered to exist only in poor countries, and the common belief of what causes hunger is just the lack of food.

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Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Supply Chain Secrets Going Global – But Where Should we Share Them?

Logistics Bureau

Kenya. Sharing Supply Chain Secrets Globally My Goal for 2020. Anybody who knows me well is aware that in addition to working with my wonderful colleagues at the Logistics Bureau, I run several spin-off businesses.

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Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

How We Can Leverage Blockchain to Increase Transparency in Supply Chains

EcoVadis

In their example, shipping one container of flowers from Kenya to Rotterdam involves about 200 documents, from the local mills and export authorities to the port workers, customs agents and distributors.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The international shipment of flowers to Royal FloraHolland from Kenya, Mandarin oranges from California, and pineapples from Colombia were also used to validate the solution for shipments coming into the Port of Rotterdam. It’s snowing outside.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.